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Title
Discovering Buñuel
Duration
60'
Year
2011
Country
United Kingdom

Luis Buñuel, the father of cinematic Surrealism, made his film debut with 'Un Chien Andalou' in 1929 working closely with Salvador Dalí. Considered one of the finest and controversial filmmakers with, 'L’Age d’Or' (1930), attacking the church and the middle classes. He won many  awards including Best Director at  Cannes for 'Los Olvidados' (1950),  and the coveted Palme d’Or for 'Viridiana' (1961), which had been  banned in his native Spain. His career moved to France with 'The Diary of a Chambermaid' with major stars such  as Jeanne Moreau and Catherine Deneuve.